After GCSE, students take courses leading to Edexcel GCEs (AS and A-Levels).  There are no compulsory subjects, and, after counseling, students select up to 4 appropriate subjects to study in Year 12 (AS). Students are then required to continue into Year 13, taking 3 of their subjects (A2) to gain the full A-Levels. GCE Advanced Level courses are made up of a number of units. Most units are assessed by examination, though some are assessed as coursework.  Some AS unit examinations are taken in January of Year 12, with the remaining units taken in May/June, and the same pattern is followed for A2 examinations in Year 13.

  1. Each AS and A2 course is taught for 7 (45 minute) periods a week.  The remaining periods provide time for private study, research, tutorials, support lessons and the ‘Leadership programme’.

General information

To join the Sixth Form, students must have gained at least six A*-C passes at GCSE. In addition to the student’s academic results, his/her attendance, punctuality, behaviour and overall commitment to learning will also be reviewed and taken into consideration. Please click to see:
Progression Policy
Yrs 7-13 Student and Parent Handbook
Sixth Form Dress Code

Option choices

The subjects offered are: Art & Design; Biology; Business Studies; Chemistry; Drama; Economics; English Literature; French; Geography; History; Information and Communication Technology; Mathematics (either Mechanics or Statistics); Physics and Psychology.

Native-speakers of other ‘foreign’ languages may also be entered for GCE examinations (in past years, these have included Spanish, Italian, Russian and Urdu).
Detailed course outlines for each subject are available: Advanced Level (AS and A2) curriculum outlines

Please click here if you cannot view the Options Booklet below

Arabic Studies

All students who wish to enter Universities in Egypt (except AUC) must pass the Secondary Two/Three Arabic Religion and Civics examinations (Thanawiya’ama Arabic, Religion, Civics and Citizenship).  Students are all registered for these examinations. The curriculum is addressed in some lessons each week, and Secondary 2 exams are taken in school. Final Thanaweya Amma exams (in Year 13) are taken outside of school.

Curriculum Outlines

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Exam Results

Congratulations to our top performing AS and A level students.

YEAR 12

Cambridge

Edexcel

Total

AbdElRahman AbdElRaouf

2A

4A

6A

KamaL Aziz

3A

2A

5A

Mazen Shanab

2A

3A

5A

Ahmed AbdElFadil

2A

3A

5A

Ahmed ElKafrawy

A

3A

4A

Ali Azmy

2A

2A

4A

Jana Abulmagd

A

3A

4A

Zein Bashnfer

A

3A

4A

AbdElRahman Hegazy

A

3A

4A

YEAR 13

Cambridge

Edexcel

Total

Hassan Khalil

2 A* – 2A

A* -A

3A*-3A

AbdelRahman Amer

A

3A* -A

3A*-2A

Habiba Fouad

A*

3A

A*-3A

Mohamed AboulFath

4A

4A

Farida ElSherbiny

A

3A

4A

AS 2016

2016 A Level Outstanding Achievements

Our A Level students also performed exceptionally well and have gained places at prestigious universities.

Edexcel 2016:

Highest Mark in Africa – GCE A Level Business Studies – AbdElRahman Amer
Highest Mark in Egypt – GCE A Level Mathematics – AbdElRahman Amer
Highest Mark in Africa – GCSE Art and Design – Hana El Banany
Highest Mark in Africa – GCSE English Language – Youssef Barakat
Highest Mark in The World – GCSE French – Mostafa Zahran
Highest Mark in The World – GCSE Spanish – Adam Capdevila

Outstanding Learner Award in Egypt 2016 for Cambridge:

Habiba Fouad – A2 Geography
Mira Shaker – AS Geography

Graduates of 2016 University Entrances:

–English Literature – Concordia University, Canada
–Business Administration – AUC, Egypt
–Accessories Design – Instituto Marangoni, Italy
–Medicine – Cairo University, Egypt
–Business and Graphic Design – AUC, Egypt
–Accounting, Finance and Economics – University of Kent, England
–Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics – University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
–Business – AUC, Egypt
–Business and Egyptology – AUC, Egypt
–Art and Design with Architecture – De Montfort University, Leicester, England
–Chemical Engineering – Univeristy of Surrey, England
–Mechanical Engineering – AUC, Egypt
–Psychology – University of Leeds, England
–Economics – University of Toronto, Canada
–Business Management – Maastrich, Holland
–Business Management – The Arab Academy of Science and Technology (Baharaya) – 6th October
–Business – Roehampton University, England
–Business – Nottingham Trent University, England
–Politics and Middle Eastern Studies – AUC, Egypt

Class of 2017 – Current University Offers so far:

  • UK: Manchester, Surrey, UCL, Imperial, Bradford, Loughborough, Southampton, Bath, Southampton Solent, Buckinghamshire, Glasgow, Kings College London, Birmingham, Warwick, Queen Mary, Sheffield, Leeds, Kent, Conventry, Aston, Exeter, Chester, Aberdeen, Reading.
  • Interviews at the University of Oxford and Cambridge.
  • Holland: Groningen, Erasmus, Amsterdam, Maastricht, The Hague
  • Europe: Berlin, Prague, Switzerland, Madrid, Florence
  • USA: Penn State
  • Egypt: AUC, GUC, Cairo University, NGU

AS Results (Class of 2017)- top students:

–Ahmed AbdelFadil – 5 x A
–Nada AbdelHalim 3xA
–AbdelRahman AbdelRaouf – 6 x A
–Jana AbulMaged – 4xA, 1xC
–Yosr Allam – 3xA, 1xB, 1xC
–Kamal Aziz – 5xA
–Ali Azmy – 4xA
–Omar Barakat – 2xA, 1xB, 1xC
–Zeina Bashnfr – 4xA, 1xB
–Ahmed El Kafrawy – 4xA
–Yasmin El Seouni – 3xA, 2xB
–Omar Fathy – 3xA
–Sherif Ghaly 3xA, 1xB, 1xC
–AbdelRahman Hegazy – 4xA, 1xB
–Adam Kenan – 2xA, 1xB, 1xC
–Mariam Saleh – 2xA, 3xB
–Mazen Shanab – 5xA
–Kenzy Yakan – 3xA

GCSE results (Class of 2018) – top students

◦Samy Amer – A* – 5, A – 2, B – 1, C– 1
◦Omar Ashour – A* – 5, A – 4
◦Hashem Atef – A* – 4, A– 2, B – 3
◦Youssef Barakat – A* – 3, A – 4, C – 1
◦Nourjihan Chammah – A* – 3, A – 6, B – 1, C – 1
◦Omar Fahmy – A* – 2, A – 6, B – 1
◦Karim Farahat – A* – 5, A – 1, B – 3
◦Tamara Mobarak – A* – 4, A – 3, B – 2
◦Youssef Imam – A* – 2, A – 5, B – 1, C – 1
◦Youssef Salem – A* – 5, A – 2, B – 1, C – 2
◦Kessmet Sultan – A* – 4, A– 4, B – 1

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Additional programmes

All students also participate in Physical Education lessons and are able to take a ‘Sports Leadership’ qualification.
As part of the ‘Leadership Programme’ every student has a weekly tutorial lesson designed to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful citizens and leaders in the 21st Century. In addition students are encouraged to take part in a variety of activities from charity work to Model United Nations conferences. These projects develop a community awareness and sense of caring and leadership which is a fundamental part of El Alsson’s mission, and the kinds of qualities Universities and employers and now keen to see alongside academic success.

Guide for GCSE and A Level Students for Universities’ Admissions in Egypt

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Guidance for the future

Students are given regular support and guidance to help prepare for university and career opportunities. There are visits to, university fairs and from individual universities around the world, and support is given in completing university applications. The school is also an approved CAT testing centre, and can administer tests such as BMAT (for those wishing to study medicine in the UK).

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